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Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born 1947-09-21) is an American author best known for horror novels. A 2003 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Book Awards, King's books have been enormously successful, and are often featured on bestseller lists. :
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You cannot condemn a man for what may only be a figment of your own imagination.

Stephen King

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.

Stephen King

I have to remind myself that some birds weren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knew it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. But your world is just that much colder and emptier when they're gone. I don't know... maybe I just miss my friend.

Stephen King

The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window.

Stephen King

Obession is dangerous. It's like a knife in the mind. In some cases... the knife can turn savagely upon the person wielding it... You use the knife carefully, because you know it doesn't care who it cuts.

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Do any of us, except in our dreams, truly expect to be reunited with our hearts' deepest loves, even when they leave us only for minutes , and on the most mundane of errands? No, not at all. Each time they go from our sight we in our secret hearts count them as dead. Having been given so much , we reason, how could we not be brought as low as Lucifer for the staggering presumption of our love?

Stephen King

I think that we're all mentally ill; those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better--and maybe not all that much better, after all.

Stephen King

Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Stephen King

You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.

Stephen King

A good reputation is something that must be earned, yet can never be bought.

Stephen King

If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write.

Stephen King

You can't deny laughter. When it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.

Stephen King

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside.

Stephen King

The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window.

Stephen King

I watched Titanic when I got back home from the hospital, and cried. I knew that my IQ had been damaged.

Stephen King

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Stephen King

We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.

Stephen King

People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk.

Stephen King

When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off."

Stephen King

The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there... and still on your feet.

Stephen King

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Stephen King

I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries.

Stephen King

The devil's voice is sweet to hear.

Stephen King

He had a massive stroke. He died with his tie on. Do you think that could be our generation's equivalent of that old saying about dying with your boots on?

Stephen King

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

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